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Winifred Wehr


Winifred Elizabeth (Redlinger) Wehr of Sigourney died Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Manor House Care Center, Sigourney. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sigourney, with a Scripture service beginning at 5 p.m. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the church. Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Sigourney.
She is survived by nine of her children, Marilyn (Allen) Platner, Marion, Donald (Shirley), Davenport, Dolores (Ken) Robertson, Gilbert, Ariz., Jerome (Soraya), Tampa, Fla., Vivian (Tom) Winkler, Indianola, Martha (Frank) Puckett, Zachary, La., Michael (Joy), Sigourney, Denis (Lisa), Moline, Ill., and Diana (Brian) Steiner, Marshalltown; 19 grandchildren (11 spouses); 18 great-grandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as brothers, Francis of Marengo and LaVern of Fairfield.
Winifred was preceded in death by her husband, Paul; by their son, Marvin; great-grandson, Zachery Platner, her parents; brother, Edwin; and sisters, Miriam, Margaret, Dorothy and Bernadette.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in honor of Winifred has been set up. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is caring for Winifred and her family. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.